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By Sea and Land
Oregon History 101: A Century by Sea and Land

Oct. 6, 2014, 7 p.m. During a century of exploration and fur trade operations, EuroAmericans sailed and trekked to Oregon Country and made charts and maps that informed the world about the Northwest Coast of North America and the interior Pacific Northwest. Their experiences, the effect they had on Native people, and the interest they stimulated about the region set agendas for subsequent events at affect Oregonians to the present day.

at McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland, Oregon

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  During a century of sometimes intense maritime and terrestrial exploration, EuroAmericans sailed and trekked to Oregon Country and made charts and maps that informed the ...

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Our Vanishing Glaciers
The OE History Pub in Bend

Oct. 28, 2014, 7 p.m. “Our Vanishing Glaciers: 100 Years of Glacial Retreat in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area." Presented by Jim O'Connor, U.S. Geological Survey Water Science Center, Portland, OR.

at McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond Street, Bend

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The Three Sisters, a cluster of glacier-clad volcanoes in the central Oregon Cascade Range, is the setting of a remarkable convergence of Pacific Northwest exploration ...

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